Ignorant and faithless persons who doubt the revealed scriptures do not attain God consciousness; they fall down. For the doubting soul there is happiness neither in this world nor in the next.
Only to those great souls who have implicit faith in both the Lord and the spiritual master are all the imports of the Vedic knowledge automatically revealed.
For advancement of material knowledge there is a need for personal ability and researching aptitude, but in the case of spiritual knowledge, all progress depends more or less on the mercy of the spiritual master. The spiritual master must be satisfied with the disciple. Only then is knowledge automatically manifest before the student of spiritual science.
It has been conclusively decided in the scriptures that the ultimate goal for the welfare of human society is detachment from the bodily concept of life and increased and steadfast attachment for the Supreme Lord.
The transcendental body of Krishna is very sweet, and His face is even sweeter than His body. But His soft smile, which has the fragrance of honey, is sweeter still.
Madhya Lila 21.136
Chanting the Hare Krishna mahamantra, vanquishes all the effects of sinful activities.
The hand of the Lord is seen everywhere. All material elements as well as all spiritual sparks emanate from Him only.
Everything that exists emanates from the Lord.
A sober person who can tolerate the urge to speak, the mind's demands, the actions of anger and the urges of the tongue, belly and genitals is qualified to make disciples all over the world.
Even the very sound of the holy name of Lord Krishna or Rama can at once surcharge the atmosphere spiritually.
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